Internships

Are you a local business in the Huntington/Tri-state area hoping to establish an internship for Marshall University students? The Marshall University Office of Career Education is here to help! We can assist students with exploring opportunities for internships on campus and within the community. The Office of Career Education can also aid community organizations in creating successful internship experiences for Marshall students.

Benefits

  • Increased productivity. Student interns approach new projects with enthusiasm and are ready to put their knowledge to work
  • Creation and/or strengthened relations with Marshall University. The Office of Career Education can provide an efficient and valuable bridge to talent and resources for recruitment such as faculty connections, job posting advertisement, and career expos/
  • Additional personnel during peak periods. Adding interns to your staff can assist in managing workloads during heavier activity.
  • Help to keep college-educated talent in our region. Students in an internship develop connections within the state. Many are more likely to stay within the region post-graduation. Lower training costs
  • Student interns are paid hourly and/or compensated with academic credit. Costs related to the hiring of interns are generally much less than hiring additional full-time staff.
  • Fresh perspectives. College interns will approach projects with vigor and energy and can refresh a workforce
  • Enhancement of staff supervisory skills. Mentoring interns can help your staff develop stronger leadership and management skills that can enhance teamwork and efficiency on other projects.

Career Education COVID-19 Update

The global COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all facets of our lives. The rapid spread of this virus has caused communities worldwide to reinvent how we interact socially and maintain the communities in which we live and work.

Students: The Office of Career Education staff are available via email and video for online appointments and related services.

Employers: We realize that COVID-19 is impacting participation in campus recruitment events and workforce planning. Learn about ways to stay connected with the Office of Career Education.